Physical Therapy PT in Henderson, NC at Maria Parham Health

Date Posted: 5/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maria Parham Health

The Physical Therapist Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs. Provides educational information to patients in regard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy and rehabilitation therapy. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment.

Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition. Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires. Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient. Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication. Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines. Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications. Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree x Required

Required Skills
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licenses: Physical Therapist

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


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